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2009 Topical Workshop

An invitational workshop on the Biotechnology of Bioenergy Plants was held November 16-17, 2009 at the Downtown Hilton (501 W. Church Street, Knoxville, Tennessee). This workshop was co-sponsored by UT's Institute for a Secure and Sustainable Environment, Institute of Agriculture, Southeastern Sun Grant Center, Office of Bioenergy Programs, and UT/ORNL's Joint Institute of Biological Science.

Group picture of workshop participants
2009 Workshop on Biotechnology of Bioenergy Plants - Group picture of participants

The following workshop documents are available in PDF:

Workshop activities included a field trip to the BioEthanol Plant and Switchgrass Field Site in Vonore, Tennessee. The pictures below are from that field trip.

picture from field trip
Visitors tour the harvesting field of switchgrass
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Mr. Ken Goddard, UT Extension Switchgrass Specialist based in Vonore, shows switchgrass seeds to visitors
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Visitors measure the height of switchgrass
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Dimension of switchgrass bale

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